The children have learned to climb. Son can now get up onto the breakfast bar under his own power. The spice rack is on the breakfast bar. I went to the bathroom and he proceeded to season the couch. I have had no time to write, so here are some brief thoughts on current events.
1) Government may shut down. Both sides seem to think they can use this to their advantage. I suspect both are wrong. Members of congress on both sides of the aisle fudge legislation to pretend they are going to withhold their own paychecks, while guaranteeing that now such bill passes. They discover that people are watching, and they scramble to promise that they will give away their salary. Party like it’s 1995
2) A man who is a big time proponent of the Birther Movement claims that an old picture of Obama’s is a forgery. He says that he has evidence that the photo was edited to insert Obama into it, and that he has the original photo. That mysteriously still has Obama’s leg in it, despite the fact that he wasn’t even there.
4)Major network host comes out in favor of pepper spraying small children.
To be fair, it was an especially disobedient 8 year old.
5) Of the many issues facing our country today, I strongly feel that copyright infringement is definitely the most important. I’m glad that Congress agrees.
6) Eyeball successfully grown in a Japanese lab. Researcher Dr Yashiki Sasai described the procedure as having “expeditionary potential to treat sight disorders”, and added “No, I’ve never seen a horror or sci-fi movie, why do you ask?”